Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures by Sudhir Diwan

Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures

bySudhir Diwan, Peter Staats

Hardcover | November 25, 2014

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CONFIDENTLY PERFORM ESSENTIAL PROCEDURES WITH THE MOST COMPLETE FULL-COLOR GUIDE TO INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE

This must-have resource presents an encyclopedic, yet focused visual survey of pain medicine, with a strong emphasis on procedural technique and safety. Throughout, you'll find detailed, evidence-based guidance on more than 70 pain medicine procedures--all supported by an illustrated presentation that includes 950 figures (many in full color). Chapters are consistently designed--covering indications, procedural steps, and complications--with the text presented in a succinct, bulleted style.

Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures begins with an incisive review of basic applications such as safety and image guidance and then proceeds to core procedures, from spinal interventions and musculoskeletal injections toperipheral nerve blocks. The book also offers in-depth insights on ultrasound guidance as well as fluoroscopic guidance of procedures. The evidence-based focus ensures that the procedures and techniques discussed are grounded in the peer-reviewed medical literature and the very latest pain medicine perspectives.

About The Author

Sudhir A. Diwan, MD (New York, NY) is the Director of Pain Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

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Title:Atlas of Pain Medicine ProceduresFormat:HardcoverDimensions:11.1 × 8.6 × 1.4 inPublished:November 25, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071738762

ISBN - 13:9780071738767

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ATLAS OF PAIN MEDICINE PROCEDURES - TOCBASIC APPLICATIONSFluoroscopySpinal anatomyEquipments, needles, cathetersRadiofrequency CryoneurolysisChemical NeurolysisSPINAL INTERVENTIONSEpidural steroid injection: Interlaminar: Cervical, Thoracic, lumbar and caudalTransforaminal: Cervical, Thoracic and lumbarFacet Injections:Cervical, Thoracic and lumbarIntra-articular vs. medial branch injectionsDorsal root Ganglion injections: Cervical, Thoracic and lumbarAtlanto-Occiptal joint injectionsAtlanto-axial joint injectionsDiscograms: Cervical, Thoracic and LumbarIntradiscal Procedures:AnnuloplastyNucleoplastySacroiliac joint injectionsLysis of epidural adhesionsVertebroplastyKyphoplastyPERIPHERAL NERVE BLOCKSOccipital nerve blocksTrigeminal nerve blocksSupratrochlear and supraorbital nervesIlio-inguinal and Ilio-hypogastric blockPudendal nerve blockSYMPATHETIC GANGLION INJECTIONSStellate ganglion blockThoracic (T2-T3) ganglion blocksSplanchnic nerves blockCeliac plexus blockLumbar sympathetic blockHypogastric blockGanglion Impar injectionINTRATHECAL DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMSTechnical considerationsReservoir informationProgrammable vs. Fixed rate pumpsPersonal Therapy Manager (PTM)Anchoring of the catheterPump placementNEUROAUMENTATION TECHNIQUESHardware specifications: percutaneous vs. surgical leadsScreening processLeads placement: Cervical Thoracic and lumbarAnterogarde vs. Retrograde lead placementsMEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAINPALLIATIVE AND END-OF-LIFE CARE